Hi! Name’s Ash I go by she/her pronouns.
I was a professional DJ. Nowadays, I enjoy sipping tea, and having thoughtful conversations.
On the left there’s me teaching product designers how to code using Framer at Framer Loupe Amsterdam.
For four years I’ve been a product designer at startups in San Francisco. I’m currently at logistics startup Flexport. I joined as designer #5. Since then, we’ve raised $1.21 billion to capture the multi-trillion dollar freight market, it’s been a heck of a ride. I work on reducing the cost of our operations through better software experiences and automation.
Some works at Flexport
Flexport’s mission is to solve the user experience of global trade. On my product team our goal is to decouple headcount with market growth via automation which reduces our cost-to-serve clients. My work is focused on internal power users, and providing the best UX for our customs team. It’s information dense, and a business critical area.
Thumbtack is a marketplace that connects service professionals (Pros) and consumers. Our users fall into categories as diverse as painters, cleaners, DJs, and lawyers. Every professional represents a different industry and on the product team we built products that met their different needs across the board in a consistent user experience. The goal to ultimately automate a lot of the work the did finding work.
InfluxData is a time-series data company setting out to solve the time-series data experience - which is that everyone who has analytics has to setup a whole data pipeline to do metrics. InfluxData works out of the box with a stack of tools like come together like Voltron. They’re still going strong and recently raised another $60M. As product designer #1 I worked on the data visualization and cloud management tools.